Prime Minister Imran Khan on January 3rd, 2020, inaugurated the shelter home set up by Madina Foundation for the destitute in Faisalabad.

PM Khan along with Mian Hanif inaugurating Shelter Home



As per details, the Panahgah consists of three halls (one each for males, females, and transgenders), two prayer halls, two dining halls, a library, a Prayer room, 18 washrooms, a kitchen/storeroom for food, manager office, security offices for male and females. The Panahgah has the capacity to accommodate more than 350 people. Hot clothing, quilts, blankets and bedsheets have been provided to the poor in the shelter homes. The foundation will also provide a three-time meal to the people living in it. In addition, they will also be provided with medical treatment. After cutting the ribbon, the PM along with Chief Minister of Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar, Federal Minister for Planning and Development Mr Asad Umar, Chairman Madinah Foundation Mian Muhammad Hanif (SI), Deputy Commissioner Faisalabad Mr Muhammad Ali, CEO 92 News Media Group Mian Muhammad Rasheed, Chairman BoG The University of Faisalabad Muhammad Haider Amin and others visited the shelter home for reviewing the facilities being offered to the homeless people and got a briefing by the administration.


PM Khan and other officials visiting the Shelter Home



During the visit, PM Khan met with the people and enquired about the facilities being provided to them. The PM also had a meal with the people/passengers in the dining hall of Panahgah. While expressing his satisfaction towards facilities and quality of food he said “it was cooked better than at the Prime Minister’s House”

PM having a meal with people staying in a shelter home



Earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan was briefed by Mian Muhammad Hanif, about the project, its cost and accommodation facilities at Panahgah. The Prime Minister was also briefed about the steps taken by the district administration, in collaboration with Madinah Foundation for delivering fresh vegetables to the public at government fixed rates through Mobile App by Deputy Commissioner Muhammad Ali. Moreover, a memorandum of understanding was also signed between the District Administration and Madinah Foundation on the occasion.

PM Khan witnessing the signing ceremony of MoUs

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